Removing God from the cross. Ancient icons of Jesus Christ

Archimandrite Pavlos (Stratigeas) offers a sermon on Great Friday afternoon immediately after the Apokathelosis (descent).

Holy Myrrh-bearing women followed JESUS while HE preached and served HIM and HIS disciples.  They did it all! They aided the poor, the sick and the suffering.  Myrrh-bearers serve as a wonderful portrayal of women today and their constant and unwavering love and care for all of us.

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Good Friday is the most somber day of the Christian year. It is the day our Savior died for us. It is the day we were redeemed from our sins by the voluntary death of God Himself at the hands of ma…